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An introduction to the U.S. Congress

Author: Charles Bancroft Cushman
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cushman, Charles Bancroft.
Introduction to the U.S. Congress.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bancroft Cushman
ISBN: 0765615061 9780765615060 076561507X 9780765615077
OCLC Number: 61703841
Description: xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Origins and evolution of the congressional system --
Speaking for the people : the majoritarian House --
Representing the states : the individualistic Senate --
The oversight power --
The power of the purse --
The organizing power --
Using the three powers : creating DHS --
Responsibility: Charles B. Cushman, Jr.
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What does the Congress do? How does it do it? Is the Congress up to the challenges ahead? This primer offers students an introduction to Congress and the role it plays in the US political system. It  Read more...


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